Byways of Blessedness. This book was first published in James Allen described this as “A book for all. It aims to reveal the sublime principles which lie . Byways of blessedness By James Allen [James Allen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Along the highways of Burma there is placed. Read “Byways of Blessedness” by James Allen with Rakuten Kobo. Along the highways of Burma there is placed, at regular distances away from the dust of the .

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No reason can justify, and no logic support, the ceaseless carrying of a grievous load. Many are the right beginnings which a man must discover and adopt on his way to wisdom; but that which is first and last, most important and all embracing, which is the source and fountain of all abiding happiness, is the right beginning of the mental operations – this implies the steady development of self-control, will-power, steadfastness, strength, purity, gentleness, insight, and comprehension.

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Jeanne Marie Bouvieres de la Motte Guyon. You do not jamrs your life in the mass; you live it in the fragments and from these the mass emerges.

Your Faith is Your Fortune. Were she to brood upon the holidays, the pretty baubles, the lazy hours of which she is deprived; of the plays she cannot see, the music she cannot hear, the books she cannot read, the parties she cannot attend, the good she might do, the friendships she is debarred from forming; of the many pleasures which might only be hers if her circumstances were more favourable – if she brooded thus what a miserable creature she would be!


Most beginnings are small, and appear trivial and insignificant, but in reality they are the most important things in life.

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The levity with which he commits his errors and publishes his weakness comes back to him in the form of neglect and loss of influence and respect: Then there are little selfish indulgences, some of which appear harmless, and are commonly fostered; but no selfish indulgence can be harmless, and men and women do not know what they lose by repeatedly and habitually succumbing to effeminate and selfish gratifications.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Do you know the number of beginnings you are alen making, and realise their full import? Growth – gain – necessitates sacrifice – loss. See that your every fleeting moment is strong, pure, and purposeful; put earnestness and unselfishness into every passing task and duty; make your every thought, word, and deed sweet and true; thus learning, by practice and experience, the inestimable value of the small things of life, you will gather, little by little, abundant and enduring blessedness.

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How do you begin each day? Little kindnesses, generosities, and sacrifices make up a kind and generous character. Should any condemn, abuse, or slander him he throws aroundthem the kindly protection of his sympathy, seeing the ignorance which prompts them so to act, and knowing that they alone will suffer for their wrong acts. They are due to the sin of self and self-importance and thrive on vanity. The Path of Light. A beginning is a cause, and as such it must be followed by an effect, or a train of effects, and the effect will always be of the same nature as the cause.


Adrienne rated it really liked it Apr 26, The gardener who most carefully studies how, when, and where to put in his seeds obtains the best results and gains the greater horticultural knowledge.

Howsoever tightly a man may have bound himself round he can always unbind himself. Man is shut out from Heaven and Peace and Truth jamew in so far as he shuts out others from his sympathy.

Bywys hatred ceases by not-hatred- by forgiveness, which is very beautiful, and is sweeter and more effective than revenge. A man must learn how to grow little by little and day after day, bywaays adding thought to thought, effort to effort, deed to deed. The good man is the wise man; he likewise chooses his own way, but he chooses it in the full light of knowledge, having passed through the stages of ignorance and suffering, and arrived at knowledge and bliss.

He later married Lily L. Peace unto all living things. The efforts of such a man blesswdness make the world virtuous, his exhortations to his fellow-men to abandon great vices, are empty of substance and barren of fruitage. Even the meanest creature will respond to its heavenly touch, for it is the universal language which all creatures understand. Richard rated it really liked it Jan 29,